Man injured in assault after being hit in the head with metal object.

October 15, 2021

Man injured in assault after being hit in the head with metal object.

BRANCH TOWNSHIP — A 26-year-old Manistee man was transported to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Thursday, Oct. 14, shortly after 9 p.m. after he was assaulted in the 6100 block of East US 10, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

Arriving deputies found the man “bleeding from a head injury, reportedly caused by a strike to the head with a metal object,” said Sheriff Cole. The head injury is not considered life threatening.

The suspect fled the scene but has been identified. The case remains under investigation.

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